Re: new maintainer application question
On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 05:17:47PM +0200, GCS wrote:
> I am applied for a Debian Developer role, but as I see, Front Desk
> is stalling; I can't see any progress on applicants who have been
> advocated. So I have a couple of questions:
> - may I hope that Front Desk will assign an AM to me before Sarge is
> released? (IMHO not :( ).
Depends on how long it takes to release sarge. ;-) I do not know the
current status of NM first hand but it should not take *much* longer
than a month. Asking on the correct ml (newmaint) might yield better
> - is it ok that a not-yet-DD has packages in the stable (to-be) version
> of Debian, in Sarge? (IMHO yes).
Yes, of course.
> - should I work on my packages in Sarge/Sid, or helping others with
> their packages, so hopefully make Sarge release sooner?
Are you asking what is slowing down sarge currently?
* About 300 release critical bugs http://bugs.debian.org/release-critical/
I do not know the status of /your/ packages, but the stuff you are not
able to fix now will entertain sarge's users for 1-2 years.